**Finding 24 is 40 percent of what number **

**Method **

- 40 percent means 40/100 =
**0.4** - Now 40 percent of a number means
**0.4 x**. **is**in mathematical form means =- Therefore
**32 = 0.4x** - 24/0.4 = x
- 240/4 = x
- Therefore number is 60
**24 is 40 % of 60**